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sqwertz May 1, 2011 04:01 PM

Made by Morehouse Foods, this is the standard by which all horseradish connoisseurs measure horseradishes. Does anybody in Austin sell this either retail or VIA foodservice (I understand it's a popular restaurant brand as well)? I've tried Tears of Joy, restaurant Depot, and the the other usual suspect (CM, WF, Fiesta).

If I have to buy a gallon jug, I will (I have no idea what I'll do with it except share). But it's cheaper than paying over $1/ounce VIA mail order.

-sw

  1. WSZsr May 3, 2011 10:10 AM

    Sysco has it but you have to buy a case (4 x 1 gal)!

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      sqwertz May 8, 2011 01:41 PM

      So who;'s with me? I have a resale license, but no account with Sysco. And how can they justify selling 4 gallons at a time if it's perishable? Many restaurants don't use that much of it. And often mix it with a bunch of other stuff.

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        WSZsr May 9, 2011 01:33 PM

        It is not a regular stock item. It is special ordered and stocked for a specific customer.

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          Hornsfan May 10, 2011 02:26 PM

          Hey Sqwertz, I bought a bottle at Sprouts on Saturday for $2.99.

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            sqwertz May 10, 2011 02:55 PM

            Cool. I didn't look there. I usually just bee-line for a jar of f Bob's Big Boy Roquefort Dressing.

            That works better for me than 4 gallons.

      2. popvulture May 2, 2011 11:51 AM

        After looking this stuff up on google, Morehouse's website has a contact form; I'd just email them and ask them if they stock it anywhere around here. I'm intrigued now... definitely post again if you find it somewhere. Looks tasty.

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          Norm Man May 2, 2011 12:14 PM

          Popvulture is right on point. Contact Morehouse Foods through its web site or toll free customer service number (888) 297-9800 and ask them which stores in your area carry Atomic Horseradish.

          Morehouse Foods Customer Service:

          http://www.morehousefoods.com/custome...

          Also remember Atomic Horseradish is always stored in the refrigerated section of a store and not on the regular shelves with other jarred horseradishes and mustards.

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            sqwertz May 2, 2011 10:07 PM

            Like many websites, nobody seems to read their email slurped from the website. I've emailed them twice in the last month. And when I called I was asked to leave my number and inquiry and somebody would get back to me. That didn't happen either.

            -sw

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              Norm Man May 2, 2011 11:44 PM

              Sqwertz, when I called Morehouse a couple of months ago on the toll free number, a customer service representative answered the line. I would keep calling until a person picks up.

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            sqwertz May 1, 2011 10:13 PM

            I should also note that I believe it's horseradish season. I'd be interested in FRESH (not limp) horseradish root at a fair price (under $3). Mayeb try my hand at horseradish pickles.

            -sw

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              NirvRush May 1, 2011 04:57 PM

              Eddie V's?

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                sqwertz May 1, 2011 10:07 PM

                I'd prefer not to call every restaurant in town that serves horseradish.

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                  NirvRush May 2, 2011 12:03 PM

                  they call it "atomic" on their menu. one suggestion doesn't really qualify as "every restaurant in town that serves horseradish".

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                    sqwertz May 2, 2011 10:05 PM

                    When said suggestion has a question mark(?) after it it does :-)

                    But now that you explain a little more, I will ask a friend of a friend who works there and at their Roaring Fork. Thank you.

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                      NirvRush May 3, 2011 06:28 PM

                      ah, i see. question mark was more aimed at whether EV's used that specific brand or not. maybe if it is, they;d be willing to sell you a jar from one of their cases. you'll be set for life! =)

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